ISC to seek Information from America about redactions from Senate Intelligence Committee report

More can be read here and here.

UK Inquiry into Allegations of British Involvement in Rendition Urgently Needed

Andrew Tyrie calls for the UK to conduct its own thorough investigation into allegations.  More can be read here and here.

US Senate Intelligence Committee Expected to Release Torture Report Today

The New York Times provides a Q&A overview of the report here.

Chairman of the APPG comments on findings of the ISC's report on Lee Rigby murder

ISC's report into Lee Rigby murder appears to leave important questions unanswered, comments Andrew Tyrie. The articles can be read here and here.

Pakistani Man Can Bring Torture Claim against UK Government, High Court Rules

Yunus Rahmatullah claims he was captured and tortured by UK troops in Iraq in 2004.  In its judgment, Mr Justice Leggatt ruled that the court would be abdicating its "constitutional function" if it did not hear the case.  More can be read here and here.

 The judgment can be read here.

US Department of Homeland Security Discloses Redacted Versions of Rendition Victim's Case Files

The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has published redacted files concerning Maher Arar, a Candian/Syrian dual national who was mistakenly suspected of terrorist connections.  He was detained in the US and rendered to Syria, where he was tortured.  The US Government contends that he was deported to Syria, rather then rendered.

 

The files can be read here (under Records Concerning the Removal of a Canadian Citizen to Syria).